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by Unknown
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eye 31,718

favorite 53

comment 12

Three TV commercials; one set in St. Louis, Missouri, another on Mount Washington, New Hampshire, and a quick review of telephone history.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Advertising: Television commercials, St. Louis, Missouri
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by Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
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eye 31,465

favorite 51

comment 2

Telecommunications workers in the analog era.
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Topics: Occupations: Communications, Communication: Telephone, Communication: Telegraph
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by Murphy (Owen) Productions
movies

eye 38,537

favorite 77

comment 2

Employee orientation film for telephone company workers explaining structure and corporate values of the Bell System. With excellent footage of communications workers and everyday life, in Technicolor.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Occupations: General, Occupations: Electronics
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eye 6,621

favorite 11

comment 2

favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by Wilding
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eye 1,443

favorite 8

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Wilding
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eye 3,258

favorite 12

comment 2

favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by U.S. Department of Indian Affairs
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eye 2,802

favorite 17

comment 1

Instructional film targeted at Native American youth.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
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eye 36,027

favorite 85

comment 8

A young man sketches a generic human (ÂMr. ManÂ) who takes us back through history to show us how humans developed a need to communicate and the devices to do so. Then shows us how telephones enable the modern mid-Sixties world. Part-animated by the master John Hubley. Directed by Jean Yarbrough. Educational Research and Story: W.H. Schneider. Animation: John Hubley. With Wright King (Uncle Bill); Pat Cardi (Jimmy); Pam Ferden (Susie); Richard Webb (Police Captain).
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Animation, 1960s
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by Murphy (Owen) Productions
movies

eye 4,643

favorite 23

comment 1

Followed by an outro by and about Southwestern Bell Telephone Employee orientation film for telco workers explaining structure and corporate values of the Bell System. Followed by a film specific to Southwestern Bell. NOT ALL SHOTS LOGGED – good film, return to Two men looking at a blueprint in front of a building construction site Family moving into a new house – kids running into front door, mom posing with kids on stoop Kids at playground Milkman delivering milk to side door Older woman...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Bray Studios, Inc.
movies

eye 2,625

favorite 11

comment 3

To be logged. With animation.
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies

eye 3,163

favorite 19

comment 1

Tells the history of communications, from smoke signals to telephones. Part live-action and animation. CU color Western Electric 500 handset ringing; little girl answers it. Her older brother corrects her and shows how to answer the phone. A young man sketches a generic human (“Mr. Man”) who takes us back through history to show us how humans developed a need to communicate and the devices to do so. Caveman animation. Little girl tries to listen to telephone wire to hear voice. Her brother:...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs
movies

eye 1,467

favorite 4

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by American Telephone and Telegraph Co. (AT&T)
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eye 138,349

favorite 158

comment 9

Training film for users of the new dial telephones.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Ergonomics
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by Southwestern Bell Telephone
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eye 2,814

favorite 6

comment 1

Shows three men, each in a hurry, driving their cars too fast and recklessly, and as a result the three cars meet for an appointment with disaster.
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by American Telephone and Telegraph Co. (AT&T)
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eye 2,062

favorite 3

comment 1

Gould can 1095. HOW TO USE THE DIAL PHONE. Instructional film on use of the dial telephone, produced for showing in the Fresno, California market.
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by American Telephone and Telegraph Co. (AT&T)
movies

eye 2,627

favorite 15

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Gould can 1095. HOW TO USE THE DIAL PHONE. Instructional film on use of the dial telephone, produced for showing in the Fresno, California market.
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by American Telephone & Telegraph Company
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eye 3,559

favorite 9

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Ganz (William J.) Productions
movies

eye 673

favorite 2

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Ganz (William J.) Productions
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eye 701

favorite 4

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by RKO-Pathe, Inc.
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eye 13,321

favorite 9

comment 1

Dramatization of the invention of the telephone.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Communication: Telephone
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by RKO-Pathe, Inc.
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eye 6,579

favorite 11

comment 1

Dramatization of the invention of the telephone.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Communication: Telephone
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by Kasper (Edwin T.) Productions
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eye 748

favorite 0

comment 1

Deals with motor vehicle safety and shows locations where most accidents occur. Suggests concentration, control and courtesy as a basis for a defense driving technique in which each driver accepts a responsibility for the safety of others as well as himself.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Kasper (Edwin T.) Productions
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eye 800

favorite 2

comment 1

Deals with motor vehicle safety and shows locations where most accidents occur. Suggests concentration, control and courtesy as a basis for a defense driving technique in which each driver accepts a responsibility for the safety of others as well as himself.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Audio Productions, Inc.
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eye 1,359

favorite 5

comment 1

Visible lines of transportation -- rivers, roads and rails -- traverse the landscape and enable the movement of people, freight and information in its physical form. In the mid-nineteenth century the invention of the telegraph split off the movement of information from the transportation of tangible things, and for the first time information moved reliably and almost instantaneously. Telegraph lines followed the railroads and became the means by which movements of freight and people was...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Audio Productions, Inc.
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eye 985

favorite 7

comment 1

Visible lines of transportation -- rivers, roads and rails -- traverse the landscape and enable the movement of people, freight and information in its physical form. In the mid-nineteenth century the invention of the telegraph split off the movement of information from the transportation of tangible things, and for the first time information moved reliably and almost instantaneously. Telegraph lines followed the railroads and became the means by which movements of freight and people was...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Audio Productions
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eye 1,814

favorite 7

comment 1

Shows the Bell System's modern cable ship laying Transatlantic Cable No. 3 and Transpacific Cable No. 1 from Hawaii to Japan. Shows also the cable links from Guam to the Philippines, the second Hawaiian cable into San Luis Obispo and the Florida-Virgin Islands system. VS C.S. Long Line ship. 12:01:19:28 Pan over blueprint of enormous ship with helicopter landing and helicopter on deck. 12:02:05:29 Architects building models in studio. 12:02:19:11 Series of shots shows model of structure...
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by Sound Masters
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eye 20,861

favorite 19

comment 5

Automation in the telephone industry dispenses with operator long distance dialing to complete calls faster.
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Topic: Communication: Telephone
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by Unknown
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eye 28,112

favorite 34

comment 4

History of telephone development from 1877 to 1935.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Communication: Telephone, Infrastructure: Information
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 69,423

favorite 90

comment 6

Animated character "Tommy Telephone" produces a telephone by assembling 433 separate parts.
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Topics: Animation: Stop-motion, Communication: Telephone, Animation: Advertising
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by Audio Productions, Inc.
movies

eye 455

favorite 3

comment 0

Instructional film for telephone operators.
Topics: Communication: Telephone, Occupations: Communications, Gender roles
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by Pathescope Pictures
movies

eye 24,268

favorite 24

comment 3

Postwar expansion of telephone service made possible by development of microwave radio transmission and the transistor.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Infrastructure: Information
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by Smith (Arthur H.)
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eye 333

favorite 3

comment 0

Safety film for inside and outside telephone workers. Sponsored by Pacific Telephone and directed by noted amateur/professional maker Arthur H. Smith.
Topics: safety, telephone workers, labor, San Francisco, California
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by Audio Productions, Inc.
movies

eye 21,800

favorite 20

comment 6

Instructional film for telephone operators.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: Communication: Telephone, Occupations: Communications, Gender roles
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by Audio Productions, Inc.
movies

eye 19,947

favorite 17

comment 2

Instructional film for telephone operators.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Occupations: Communications, Gender roles
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by Audio Productions, Inc.
movies

eye 9,152

favorite 24

comment 2

Instructional film for telephone operators emphasizing on-the-job cooperation.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Communication: Telephone, Occupations: Communications, Gender roles
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by Wilding Picture Productions
movies

eye 12,932

favorite 35

comment 12

Instructional film for telephone business office cashiers (tellers) who interact with the public, with a heavy dose of period sexism.
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Topics: Occupations: Clerical, Occupations: Customer service, Communication: Telephone
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movies

eye 1,027

favorite 4

comment 2

Skeletal entry.
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Topic: telephone
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eye 1,067

favorite 1

comment 2

Panama-Pacific International Exposition - Mayor Rolph in Market Street Opening Day Parade San Francisco, California: Mayor Rolph throws out first ball to open baseball season First Transcontinental Phone Call -- San Francisco Mayor James Rolph  
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Topics: baseball, Mayor Rolph, telephone
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by Audio Productions, Inc.
movies

eye 38,315

favorite 51

comment 6

How direct long distance dialing made the U.S. a smaller place, and how instantaneous direct communication between Americans without operator assistance became possible.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: Communication: Telephone, Infrastructure: Information
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eye 18,472

favorite 77

comment 3

Venerable educational film showing technologies of communication, circa 1920s.
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Topics: Communication: General, Communication: Telephone, Communication: Radio
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies

eye 41,196

favorite 56

comment 5

Shows the varied forms of communications used by commercial air carriers in confirming reservations, preparing aircraft for flight, monitoring aircraft in flight and maintaining air-to-ground contact. With good imagery of passenger airline operations at the moment when air travel was just becoming a mass phenomenon. Director: Leo Rosencrans.
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Topics: Communication: Radio, Communication: Telephone, Aviation: Commercial
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
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eye 33,066

favorite 77

comment 12

The story of the Echo communications satellite project, and how scientists learned to bounce a radio signal off a big balloon. Written by Robert Engel and Leo S. Rosencrans. Narrator: Larry Thor. Producer and Photographer: Jerry Fairbanks. Editor: Richard Fritch, ASC. Production Manager: John McKennon. Assistant Director: Robert Scrivner. Musical Direction: Edward Paul. Original Score: Gene Kauer. Sound: Lawrence Aicholtz. Lighting: Grant Spicer.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Space: Satellites, Communication: Satellite
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies

eye 82,296

favorite 229

comment 31

Delightful musical made to promote color telephones as a decorator accessory in the home.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 31 reviews )
Topics: Communication: Telephone, Consumerism, Houses and homes
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies

eye 131,867

favorite 402

comment 32

Romp through the futuristic landscape of the Seattle World's Fair, centered in the Bell System pavilion.
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Topics: World's Fairs: Seattle, 1962, Communication: Telephone, Futurism
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by DeVry School Films, Inc.
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eye 21,546

favorite 24

comment 1

Interested animated instructional film detailing electronic communications in the early part of the century. Interestingly enough, the popular vocational school DeVry claims that they began as a school in 1931, with no mention of the production of these informational films as early as (in the case of this film) 1928. 0616 PA8110 History of Communication
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Communication: Telephone, Motion Pictures: Sponsored, Motion Pictures: Industrial, Electronics,...
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by Unknown
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eye 1,159

favorite 7

comment 1

telephone company film about history; historical recreation (1877) of the use of one of the earliest telephones in an Eastern town. 1885 - Long Distance Begins -- Maps with blinking lights show how cities across the countries became hooked into the telephone network. introduction of a variety of telephone equipment -- loaded coils, vacuum tubes used as amplifiers or repeaters; many varieties of vacuum tubes shown; 1915 -- The continent spanned with first transcontinental call; historic...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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movies

eye 1,690

favorite 4

comment 1

Construction of an underground telephone cable between San Francisco and Oakland
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eye 4,822

favorite 15

comment 4

The Atlanta Board of Education presents Partners in Progress, produced by Charles O. Beeland Productions, Atlanta. 0738 PA9045 Partners in Progress 16 Koda print
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Motion Pictures: In Education, Communication: Telephone, World War II: Postwar Issues, U.S.: South
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies

eye 3,898

favorite 23

comment 1

Excellent color shots of transportation circa 1950 (car, train, and plane) this film deals with the wonders of long-distance telephone communications. US & World Location shots: White Mountains, New Hampshire (Great Stone Face); man makes long distance telephone call; Mardi Gras, New Orleans; Washington DC (Capitol, Washington Monument, Tidal Basin, Lincoln Memorial); Early inter-office telephone communication; Lazy X Ranch, ?Montana; Columbia River, Oregon, also in Oregon: Cascade...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Sutherland (John) Productions
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eye 1,821

favorite 4

comment 2

Reveals the experiences of three Bell Telephone employees who are used to symbolize thousands of men and women across the country who work for telephone companies. Includes the career of a man who began work as a lineman's helper at the turn of the century, and an operator who joined the company in recent years.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by UPA Pictures, Inc.
movies

eye 1,614

favorite 7

comment 2

Includes animated sequences. Film made to encourage adoption of the new all-number-calling telephone numbering system.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by Coronet Instructional Films
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eye 27,385

favorite 49

comment 6

Courtesy in connection with invitations, telephone conversations, introductions and entertaining guests.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Etiquette
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by Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
movies

eye 6,773

favorite 15

comment 6

A telephone technician explains to two young boys how different types of communication foster links and interdependence between people.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: Communication: General, Interdependence, Sociology
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by Bray Studios, Inc.
movies

eye 1,559

favorite 12

comment 1

Hearing, ears, sound. Compares structure and function of the ears to the telephone. Animation of soundwaves and their perception.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Audio Productions, Inc. (?)
movies

eye 1,184

favorite 0

comment 1

06:47:36:26 Man in bowler hat approached engineer in large office seated at desk. Engineer explains the basics of telephony and the future breakthroughs that need to take place in the technology. Engineer explains to layman visitor the basics of repeaters, amplifiers, and loading coils. 06:52:15:08 Camera zooms in on door with decal on foggy glass window “Repeater Development”; VS folders full of papers superimposed over shot of door, folders have Laboratories Folder labels, one folder...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Audio Productions, Inc. (?)
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eye 669

favorite 1

comment 1

06:47:36:26 Man in bowler hat approached engineer in large office seated at desk. Engineer explains the basics of telephony and the future breakthroughs that need to take place in the technology. Engineer explains to layman visitor the basics of repeaters, amplifiers, and loading coils. 06:52:15:08 Camera zooms in on door with decal on foggy glass window “Repeater Development”; VS folders full of papers superimposed over shot of door, folders have Laboratories Folder labels, one folder...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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movies

eye 3,650

favorite 17

comment 1

Much of film is composed of CUs and hand-lettered captions. CU simple electric bell circuit with hand pushing button. Animated art card showing operation of electric bell circuit. Animation of electromagnet within bell circuit. CU telegrapher sending Morse code with old automatic key CU hand operating old telegraph key CU telegraph receiver clicking out Morse code CU telegraph tape being recorded in ink (looks a little like an EKG, electrocardiogram) Scene aboard a cable-laying ship, showing...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Pathescope Pictures
movies

eye 953

favorite 2

comment 1

Studies possible trends of telephone service, including the improvement and expansion of service in rural areas and the development and application of microwave radio relay systems. Discusses the role of transistors.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Wilding Picture Productions
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eye 1,628

favorite 2

comment 2

Stock shots to be logged historical (antiquated) war footage hand taking musket off wall Explosion in front of suburban houses (good) VS bombing and wreckage in Europe POV bombs falling from plane VS citizens on watch for airplanes VS CUs various angles of people talking on telephone and telephone operators with headsets and microphones Radio studio VS montage of radios Mother and son extinguishing incendiary flare that falls through roof into house attic (sequence) VS civil defense...
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by Western Electric
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eye 2,558

favorite 10

comment 2

workprint; silent with some scratches and damage, but shows building of WTC towers in brief sequence, then installation of telephone plant inside center; ca. 1970 skeletal entry
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by RKO-Pathe, Inc.
movies

eye 2,220

favorite 5

comment 1

Shows Alexander Graham Bell working with his deaf pupils and experimenting with the telephone and the wax cylinder record for the phonograph. His wide interests, which included aeronautics and the National Geographic Society, are also described."In the hundredth year since the birth of Alexander Graham Bell and the seventy-first since the invention of the telephone the Bell System presents"MR. BELL"The story of his bequest to all (?) history without an ending"This dramatic...
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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movies

eye 5,196

favorite 18

comment 5

This is a silent print of the film which shows how telephone transmission lines are used to convey network programs to radio stations located in various sections of the country.
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Topic: need keyword
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by Beeland (Charles O.) Productions
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eye 1,930

favorite 5

comment 1

Many shots of laying telephone cable in different ways and stringing telephone line and splicing; lines of switchboard operators; Shots: paddlewheelers; old part of Atlanta; aerials of Atlanta's business district; Building construction; bricklayer; pouring concrete from truck; sugar refinery; aluminum plant; grain elevator; shipbuilding; great shots of heavy equipment moving; steel manufacturing; man dialing phone in office; assembly line manufacturing; tire manufacturing; textile...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies

eye 2,419

favorite 12

comment 2

Shows the varied forms of radio and telephone communications used by commercial air carriers in confirming reservations, preparing aircraft for flight, monitoring aircraft in flight and maintaining air-to-ground contact.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
movies

eye 772

favorite 3

comment 1

SHOWS A VARIETY OF TYPES OF COMMUNICATION, DIVIDED INTO THOSE SEEN & THOSE HEARD. THIS WEB OF COMMUNICATIONS IS EXPLAINED IN TERMS OF ITS SOCIAL EFFECT ASA LINK BETWEEN PEOPLE. A nameless telephone company lineman spends an amazing amount of time explaining "communication" to two young boys.
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eye 24,893

favorite 34

comment 5

Made possible as a public service by University of California Extension Media Center, United Gas Corporation, and Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation. Cooperation of WKY-TV, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Southwestern Bell Telephone Company.
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Topic: need keyword
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eye 7,997

favorite 18

comment 2

Excellent color shots of transportation circa 1950 (car, train, and plane) this film deals with the wonders of long-distance telephone communications. US & World Location shots: White Mountains, New Hampshire (Great Stone Face); man makes long distance calls
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Topic: need keyword
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 2,008

favorite 8

comment 2

Don Ameche. Opening sequence on how people use the phone and why. Alexander Graham Bell contemplates. How to organize your phone business. Excellent montage shots of people on telephone with interesting reactions. In a very clever scene, Don Ameche recreates his 1939 role as Alexander Graham Bell in the famous "Doctor Watson, come here, I want you" scene; he then discusses the future of his wonderous invention, the telephone with Dr. Watson. Watson asks Bell how he is able to foretell...
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 1,399

favorite 3

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TO LET OLD & NEW MEMBERS OF THE V.F.W. KNOW MORE ABOUT THEIR HOME FOR THE VETERANS' ORPHANS IN EATON RAPIDS. DELIBERATELY WRITTEN TO BE A "TEAR JERKER" AND THUS, BY OPENING THE HEART, OPEN THE PURSES OF THE MEMBERS. MONTAGE OF TELEPHONE CONVERSATIONS. MONTAGE OF PEOPLE SHAKING HEADS "NO". GOOD COVERAGE OF EXERCISE, SPORTS & GAMES.
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by Barr (Arthur) Productions
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eye 5,425

favorite 22

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With a background of circus music, Dorothy's trained birds perform a variety of circus acts. Woman wearing green dress conducts bird circus. Birds doing somersaults, playing piano, speaking, flying through rings. riding merry-go-round, walking in treadmill, pulling mini carts. Examples of birds not always playing along to trainer’s demands; sometimes rebellious birds. 05:50:19:13 Circus MC introduces “Romeo” rose-breasted cockatoo from Australia; bird says “Hello, how are you, how are...
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by Wilding Picture Productions
movies

eye 1,743

favorite 5

comment 1

Some good shots to be logged.Telephones World War II home front Man tells the story of American communications from Gray & Barton, Edison and Bell and the first companies of Western Electric and Bell up through the role of communication technology in World War II. Great historical reenactment footage of the early figures in telegraph and telephone technology. 19:01:25:22 MS bald man wearing a suit and round glasses addresses camera �If you want the real story of what we�re doing today,...
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by Horne Productions
movies

eye 1,559

favorite 3

comment 1

Excellent early 1940's movie theatre marquees in color (including Roxy, Loew's Mayfair, Loew's Ziegfield, Capitol, etc.); shipment of Life Magazine untied and readied for sale. Woman reading Life Magazine. Color footage of CBS Radio Studios in Hollywood. Actor Conrad Nagel on screen narrator. Excellent color footage of people listening to radio, and telephone operators. Excellent color footage of New York City pedestrians in 1941!!
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by Horne Productions
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eye 1,597

favorite 6

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Excellent early 1940's movie theatre marquees in color (including Roxy, Loew's Mayfair, Loew's Ziegfield, Capitol, etc.); shipment of Life Magazine untied and readied for sale. Woman reading Life Magazine. Color footage of CBS Radio Studios in Hollywood. Actor Conrad Nagel on screen narrator. Excellent color footage of people listening to radio, and telephone operators. Excellent color footage of New York City pedestrians in 1941!!
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movies

eye 1,155

favorite 5

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Screening notes: Dearborn Inn / VS Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Mich. / Children playing on sand dunes / Kids on slide / Great Lakes port and pierside, steamship Elba / swimming in lake / Cottage by lake / Christmas tree with many presents beneath / doll / opening presents / Little Lulu picture puzzle / jewelry box / Abbott & Costello film, a Castle film / girl shows off her belly / toy telephone / satchel - briefcase, present for Dad Interiors shot on tripod.
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eye 1,016

favorite 3

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San Francisco scenes. Aerials; Pacific Telephone Building; looking down Market Street, shot from around 8th Street; Ferry Building; Goat Island, ferry in background; maps of San Francisco Bay; view through Golden Gate; ferry and shipping on Bay; pan shot of waterfront piers from the air; maps; MS Ferry Building with streetcars in front; streetcars (trolleys) turning; crowds; ferries approaching berth, seen from Ferry Building; ferries passing on the Bay; Oakland and Lake Merritt, Oakland City...
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